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Summer time skin pick me ups

Good Looking Skin with Jeuveau and Laser Genesis in Encinitas Ca Area

Now that summer is here and your social calendar is slowly filling up, a quick aesthetic ‘boost’ from Dr. Amanda Lloyd can leave you feeling beautiful and more self-confident! Some of the popular treatments among our patients this season are Jeuveau and Laser Genesis.Jeuveau is the latest breakthrough in the world of neuromodulator injectables. Just like its peers, Jeuveau temporarily diminishes the appearance of frown lines between the brows. Having received FDA approval in early 2019, it is becoming a popular option among patients who want a quick ‘youth boost’ without undergoing plastic surgery. Jeuveau provides results that are considered … Continue reading

Summer is here! Don’t forget your sunscreen

Importance of Sunscreen Protection During Summer in Encinitas Ca Area

As you head out for a hike or hit the waves during these summer months, sunscreen is essential. Sunscreen application not only helps prevent sunburn but also wrinkles and leathery skin which are typical signs of premature aging. However, the most important aspect of sunscreen is that it helps to decrease the risk of skin cancer. This is why Dr. Amanda Lloyd constantly stresses the importance of sunscreen to her patients. The active ingredients that are found in sunscreen work by preventing ultraviolet radiation from penetrating the deeper layers of your skin by absorbing it or by reflecting it off … Continue reading

Protect your skin from mask acne “maskne”

Important Tips to Prevent Mask Acne During Covid-19 in Encinitas Area

With the serious threat posed worldwide by COVID-19, masks have become an integral part of our lives. The World Health Organization has also issued guidelines on the importance of everyone wearing masks when out and about, to prevent the spread of this deadly virus. Of course, we know how uncomfortable it is to wear masks all day long; they make us feel sweaty and stuffy, and a little difficult to breathe. They can also lead to acne breakouts, but since we’ll have to put up with them for a while, we might as well learn to adjust to them. So, … Continue reading

Loving and caring for your skin in summer

Keep Skin Safe and Enjoy Yourself During Summer in Encinitas CA Area

Don’t you just love the summer and all that glorious sunshine? However, while you are out in the sun, you should be mindful of the damage the harsh summer sun can inflict on your skin, especially in sun-drenched California. How do you ensure that you stay safe while enjoying yourself? The most important tool in your summer arsenal is sunscreen. It decreases the amount of skin harmful UVA and UVB rays absorbed by your skin and offers protection against skin cancers too. Make sure you use a broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF above 30 every day, especially before you head … Continue reading

Low-cost buys that will work wonders on your skin

Safe and Effective Low-Cost Skincare Products in Encinitas CA Area

The quality and clarity of your skin play a primary role in making you look beautiful and healthy. What you put on your skin is very important in maintaining it in optimal condition. Professional dermatology treatments are important but possibly even more important is your daily routine and the products that you use to nourish your skin and make it glow. You may think that expensive beauty products are always better, but this is not necessarily the case. Here are a few product recommendations which are just as safe, effective and won’t break your bank: Purpose gentle cleanser – Soaps … Continue reading

Sprucing up your skin for the summer

Getting Ready Your Skin for the Summer Season in Encinitas CA Area

You may have been under lockdown for a while. However, being in isolation doesn’t mean you have to let yourself go and neglect your skin health. After all, you are not going to remain in lockdown forever! Summer is fast approaching, and you should start refreshing your skin in preparation. Since you have some time on your hands now, why not start on your skin routine, so that your skin is ready to face the sun and the world post-lockdown? Cleanse and moisturize: These are essential even if you are indoors. Washing your face to rid it of the dirt … Continue reading

Importance of Stepping Out with Sunscreen

Importance of Sunscreen with Stepping out for Skin Protection in Encinitas Ca Area

With spring around the corner, everyone is eagerly waiting for the sun to come out. After all, when the sun’s rays hit you, it makes you feel good and look good too with that ‘sun-kissed’ tan! Reputed and experienced dermatologist Dr. Amanda Lloyd asks you to remember that exposure to the sun also causes most of the age spots and wrinkles on our faces and overexposure to the sun can lead to skin cancer too. If you live in a sunny environment, reach out to Dr. Lloyd at the Skin & Vein Institute by calling her on (760) 642-6674. Dr. … Continue reading

Returning to your Youth with a Dermatologist

Return to the Skin of Your Youth with Encinitas Area Dermatologist

The most prominent aspects of a youthful face are soft and smooth skin, a healthy glow, even tone and of course well-defined features. Sagging, dullness, leathery texture, dark spots, sunken features, and fine lines can result in an overall aged appearance. As the years go by, they take a toll on your skin due to the loss of elastin fibers and collagen that support such tissues. Also, habits such as smoking, and tanning can take a toll on your appearance. However, with the right advice and guidance from reputed and experienced dermatologist Dr. Amanda Lloyd, you can get back on … Continue reading

Seek relief from varicose veins

Safe and Effective Relief From Varicose Veins in Encinitas CA area

Varicosities (varicose veins) are not a pleasant sight. These enlarged, swollen and twisted veins form just beneath the skin, usually on the lower legs, and become overfilled with blood. Varicosities could affect the Greater Saphenous Vein (GSV), which runs from the big toe to the groin, or the many branches which extend from this main vein. They may or may not be painful but are a concern due to their appearance. Symptoms include: Dark purple or blue veins Veins that seem to be twisted and bulging Achy or heavy feeling in legs Burning, throbbing, swelling, and muscle cramping in lower … Continue reading

Freshen up your skin for spring

Keep Your Skin Fresh and Safe During Spring Season in Encinitas area

If your skin looks dull and dry right now, it may just be waking up from the cold and gloomy days of winter. Now is the time to freshen it up for spring season. The first step is moisturizing. The importance of a high-quality moisturizer to your skin can never be emphasized enough. Hydration keeps the skin from getting dry, flaky, cracked, itchy, and irritated and prevents bleeding, infections, and inflammation. While drinking plenty of water is important to hydrate the body, a moisturizer is vital to keep the epidermis, the top layer of skin, hydrated, smooth, and supple. Heading … Continue reading

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Meet Dr. Amanda Lloyd


Board-Certified Dermatologist Dr. Amanda Lloyd has expertise ranging from cosmetic to cancerous. After completing her Bachelor’s degree, Medical Degree and Dermatology residency, she established the Skin & Vein Institute in Encinitas, CA. She is an authority on cosmetic dermatology and injectables, laser therapies, venous disease treatments and skin cancer surgery with cosmetic reconstruction. Additional training with Mohs Surgery and cosmetic dermatology fellowship, many published articles and textbook chapters have enhanced her profile.

Dr. Lloyd’s well-rounded approach to skin care, health, and appearance and membership in many dermatology associations have gained her respect among peers. She regularly lectures her peers at the dermatologic national meetings.

She has earned her patients trust as a dermatology authority who wants to make them look their best so they Look Stunning, Always.

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